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The Buddha's Victory

by Sangharakshita

The full moon in May is celebrated as the anniversary of the Buddha's Enlightenment and his victory over the demon Mara. Sangharakshita explains what Mara represents and how he can be overcome. As well as containing much that will fascinate experienced Buddhists, this is also an excellent introductory lecture.

Talk given in 1987.

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1. The highest values of existence: the Three Jewels (7:29) 
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2. The conquest of Mara (Mara-vijaya) (8:14) 
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3. Going Forth (17:10) 
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4. Who or what is Mara? The Four Maras (11:04) 
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5. Overcoming Maccumara and Khandhamara (2:27) 
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6. Overcoming Kilesamara (9:15) 
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7. Overcoming Devaputtamara (4:15) 
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8. Overcoming spiritual individualism (4:51) 
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9. Becoming spiritual warriors (9:20) 


Total running time: 1:14:05

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